The Lawrenceville School

PO Box 6008, 2500 Main Street
Lawrence Township, NJ 08648
     Tel: (609)895-2030
        
   
Grades: 9 - 12 | 818 students
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Lawrenceville requires students to take a minimum number of core courses in each academic department.
This traditional educational approach is complemented by a rich array of elective offerings. Most of our students take 15 courses per year.
Academic advisors faculty members associated with or living in the Houses help students choose their courses each trimester.
These consultations focus on the overall degree of difficulty of the schedule, concerns about adjustments to the rigors of the School's curriculum, and commitments to athletic or extracurricular activities.
At Lawrenceville students are able to pursue their passions to the highest level and try new things.
Students admire each other's excellence, but they also respect their peers who venture beyond their comfort zones the musician who plays House football, the varsity athlete who participates in the spring dance concert, the student who writes for The Lit and competes for the robotics team.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
New Jersey Association of Independent Schools
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Various
Year Founded 1810

Student Body

Total Students 818 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 26%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade The Lawrenceville School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 104 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 90%
Average Class Size 14 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Collared shirts, respectable dress)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost $57,840
Tuition Notes Day student tuition: $47,840
% on Financial Aid 29%
Average Financial Aid Grant $42,717
Acceptance Rate 20%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Tom Sheppard

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Bridge Academy (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bright Horizons (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bright Horizons (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lawrenceville
    Bright Horizons
    Daycare / Preschool
    222 Federal City Rd
    LawrencevilleNJ 08648
    (609)895-1558
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.3 mi | Gr. PK-KG | 29 students                      
  • The Bridge Academy
    Special Education School
    1958-B Lawrenceville Rd
    NJ 08648
    (609)844-0770
    Special Education School
    1.4 mi | Gr. 3-12 | 70 students                      
  • Lawrence Township
    Kindercare Learning Center #1196
    Daycare / Preschool (Non-sectarian)
    129 Denow Road
    Lawrence TownshipNJ 08648
    (609)896-9595
    Daycare / Preschool (Non-sectarian)
    1.4 mi | Gr. PK-K | 22 students                      
  • Lawrenceville
    Princeton Junior School
    (Non-sectarian)
    90 Fackler Road
    LawrencevilleNJ 08648
    (609)924-8126
    (Non-sectarian)
    1.6 mi | Gr. NS-5 | 90 students                      
  • Princeton
    4101 Princeton Pike
    PrincetonNJ 08540
    (609)986-1702
    2.1 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 311 students                      

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